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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-18631
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Immediate need for a Scrum Master with experience in the Banking & Financial Industry. This is 11 + Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Richmond, VA. Please review the job description below:
                     
Job ID: 17-18631


Key Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles.
  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs.
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions.
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empower the team to self-organize.
Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master with 2-4 years of technical project leadership experience.
  • A thorough understanding of Agile methodology and the SAFe framework.
  • Prefer certified SAFe Agilist.
  • Prefer experience with Version One.
  • Prefer experience working within an Agile Release Train.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential.
  • Collaborative approach to driving decisions.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.
  • ART Team expansion necessitates additional Scrum Master to guide teams through Agile practices.
Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.